Tags for Displaying Content

Use the following tags to display content in questions you create in WebAssign®.

The listed tags are valid in Question, Answer, and Solution unless otherwise indicated.

Content

Tag

Notes

Image

<userimage(file_ID)>

Displays an image that you have copied to WebAssign.

Chemical drawings

<MARVIN>

Displays a chemical drawing. See Create MarvinSketch Questions.

Symimage markup

<symimage(markup)>

Displays image of markup. See Display Notation with <symimage>.

LaTeX markup

<latex> markup 
</latex>
<latex pdf= 
'link_text'> markup 
</latex>

Displays LaTeX as an image or as a linked PDF file.

Math or chemistry notation

<h:>

See:

WaTeX markup

<watex> markup 
</watex>

Displays scalable HTML representation of markup. See Display Notation with WaTeX.

Predefined prompts

<p:>

See List of Prompts

Symbols

<s:>

See List of Symbols

Link to a file

<userfile(file_ID)>

Adds a link to a file that you have copied to WebAssign.

Link to practice question

<PRACTICE> 
qid='question_id' 
</PRACTICE>
<PRACTICE 
qid='question_id' 
link='link_text' 
title='window_title
' style='none'>

In Question or Solution, opens the specified question in a new window; no credit is awarded for answers to the practice question. Optionally set the style attribute to 'none' or use CSS values.

HTML textbook simulation

<asset
position='horizontal_alignment'
noimage></asset>
Note:
  • This tag has no effect for instructor-created questions, including duplicates of textbook questions.
  • The closing tag must be included.